Now you all are aware the importance of creating views in windows client as it save the time of applying filters on the list of records. You can save the view with required filters and use it for future as it show the required data based on saved filters which improves productivity of users
Today we will see how we can create views in AL language.
Following examples illustrates how to create view from item list where inventory is greater than 10000.
In this example create new profile and added views in item list as below
Even you can apply more filters and order by also. As well as you can modify the page layout for the views as per your requirement
Publish the extension and open the business central web client .From setting change the profile and go to item List.
In the above picture you can see views has been added into the item list. Once you click on that view you can see the details as per define in views.
Following points need to remember.
Can not use variables and methods .Can use only table fields
Can not create new page controls from view.
You can modify views from extension or customizations.
Hope you like this way of creating views in business central .Anyhow in upcoming versions there will option available on web client to create views as like windows client.
As you all are aware the importance of having prefix and suffix in your app. In every extension you design need must have prefix or suffix on objects which include Table Extension, Page extension as well as control parts on pages. Benefits of this is that it will avoid collision of fields between two app which customer would like to install.
As a partner you need to register the prefix or suffix by sending email on firstname.lastname@example.org. This will helpful when conflict arise so whosever registered will win.
Now when you convert the app from C/AL to AL then you need to huge task to us Prefix or Suffix in entire project.
To find all missing Prefix/Suffix you can enable AppSourceCoup which will help every time.
Though we are eagerly waiting for October 2018 Business central on-premise version and meanwhile we have news that Codeunit 1 (Application Management ) has been retired and new system events has been introduced in 2 billion range.
This has been refactor to cope up with new development environment .so henceforth you will not find Codeunit 1 in object designer.
Whenever database is created these special codeunits will be created automatically. As well as they will not contain event instead of code.